Today's News

  • Books for Babies assists in literacy skills

    Bottles and blankets are important when a baby is born, but Hardin County Schools wants parents to know that books are, too.

    HCS is resuming its Books for Babies program this school year after discontinuing it because of funding issues during the 2010-11 school year.

    Every baby born at Hardin Memorial Hospital receives a copy of “Read to Your Bunny” by Rosemary Wells, a small paperback book that tells parents of the importance of reading to their child for 20 minutes a day.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County routs Lady Waves (1/11)

    Meade County coach Josh Hurt tried a new offensive strategy against LaRue County’s 2-3 zone defense.

  • PREP BOWLING: Central Hardin splits with Greenwood (01/11)





    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • PREP WRESTLING: Smith resigns as North's coach (1/11)

    When Keith Smith took over as North Hardin High School’s wrestling coach in 2002, he wanted to return the Trojans to state prominence.

    Smith began to rebuild the program, and North Hardin flourished under his direction.

    The Trojans have placed in the top 10 three times under Smith – including a third-place finish in 2007 – and produced three individual state champions in the last 10 years.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade, Knox notch wins (1/11)

    The News-Enterprise

    Senior guard Bo Wilson hit 6-of-8 3-pointers and scored a career high 33 points as the visiting Meade County Green Wave cruised to an 83-40 win over 11th District rival Hancock County on Tuesday.

    Senior forward Thomas Wilson chipped in with 14 points, six rebounds and three assists, while senior guard Chase Garris had seven points, 10 assists and five steals. Junior guard Bryce Garris scored 10 points.

  • Club has annual Christmas luncheon

    Early in December more than 30 members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown attended the club’s annual Christmas luncheon/meeting at the Brown-Pusey House.
    The meal was catered by Back Home, and everyone enjoyed the food.
    Ann Kowalkoski read a touching Christmas story, and members shared the camaraderie of the season.
    During the meeting, Joyce Effinger presented a donation from the Garden Club to Twylane Van Lahr, director of the Brown-Pusey House. The Brown-Pusey House is one of many recipients of donations from the Garden Club.

  • Piano students perform at Morningview Gardens

    Students of Ann Case performed a piano recital for residents of Morning View Gardens on Dec. 8. Front row from left, Erin McLane, Isabella Higdon, Annie Yates, Lelcha Challappa, Jackson Holt and Graham Hewitt; second row, Cy Yates, J.J. Bellware, Hannah Kaelin, Jeannette Oropilla, Anna Knowles, Gabrielle Oropilla, Ramsey Denton, Fiza Haider, Ameer Haider and Ann Case.

  • Music students perform Christmas concerts

    Students of Joyful Noise Studio presented Christmas concerts Dec. 11 at Allegro at Helmwood and Morningview Gardens.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Surging Elizabethtown holds on at North (01/11)

    Scoring from the free-throw line continues to be a problem for the Elizabethtown Panthers. Scoring as a team does not.

    Senior guard Jansen Flood and sophomore guard Nic McDonald both scored a team-high 15 points and three other Panthers scored seven or more points as 17th District-leading Elizabethtown held off the host North Hardin Trojans, 62-60 on Tuesday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs knock off Central (1/11)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs were paying attention during Monday’s practice when Coach Mark Wells was discussing what they needed to do in order to be successful against the Central Hardin Bruins.

    Need proof?

    The Bulldogs led from wire to wire, jumping out to an 8-0 lead, and held on for a 58-51 victory over the Bruins in a 17th District game Tuesday night on Central Hardin’s Terry Buckles Court.